I Give Myself Away. live gospel song by William McDowell

I Give Myself Away. By William McDowell
(video below)
This outstanding and uplifting performance and live event footage of  the gospel song “I give myself away” by William McDowell is one of my top favorite songs. He reminds me of the compelling and evocative voices of Donnie McClurklin and Alvin Slaughter. I believe William is on an extraordinary and blessed path of becoming gospel’s new superstar of praise and worship. It’s the first time we are embedding a gospel song (wt the lyrics) to the USAfrica website. To God, all the glory! News notes by Chido Nwangwu, Founder of and CLASSmagazine (Houston, Texas).

I Give Myself Away
I give myself away
I give myself away
So You can use me
I give myself away
I give myself away
So You can use me
Verse 1:
Here I am
Here I stand
Lord, my life is in your hands
Lord, I’m longing to see
Your desires revealed in me
I give myself away
Verse 2:
Take my heart
Take my life
As a living sacrifice
All my dreams all my plans
Lord I place them in your hands
I give myself away
I give myself away
So You can use me
I give myself away
I give myself away
So You can use me
I give myself away
I give myself away
So You can use me
I give myself away
I give myself away
So You can use me
Bridge (7X):
My life is not my own
To you I belong
I give myself, I give myself to you

——  Forthcoming 2013 book: In this engaging, uniquely insightful and first person reportage book, MANDELA & ACHEBE: Footprints of Greatness, about two global icons and towering persons of African descent whose exemplary livesMandela-n-Achebe-by-Chido-book-frontcover-Lrsand friendship hold lessons for humanity and Africans, the author takes a measure of their works and consequence to write that Mandela and Achebe have left “footprints of greatness.” He chronicles, movingly, his 1998 reporting from the Robben Island jail room in South Africa where Mandela was held for decades through his 20 years of being close to Achebe. He moderated the 2012 Achebe Colloquium at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.”I’ll forever remember having walked inside and peeped through that historic Mandela jail cell (where he was held for most of his 27 years in unjust imprisonment) at the dreaded Robben Island, on March 27, 1998, alongside then Editor-in-chief of TIME magazine and later news chief executive of the CNN, Walter Isaacson (and others) when President Bill Clinton made his first official trip to South Africa and came to Robben Island. Come to this island of scourge and you will understand, in part, the simple greatness and towering grace of Nelson Mandela”, notes  Chido Nwangwu, award-winning writer, multimedia specialist and founder of, the first African-owned U.S-based newspaper published on the internet, in his first book; he writes movingly from his 1998 reporting from South Africa on Mandela.


Margaret Thatcher, Mandela and Africa.  By Chido Nwangwu, Founder & Publisher of USAfrica, and the first African-owned, U.S-based newspaper published on the internet Click for newscast video of London-based SkyNEWS, the global, 24-hour British international tv network’s interview with USAfrica’s Publisher Chido Nwangwu on April 11, 2013 regarding this latest commentary )

ACHEBE Lives As an Immortal Writer In Our Hearts and Minds. By Chido Nwangwu.
USAfrica, May 22, 2013:

In my view, there’s a compelling political trinity to Nelson Mandela: the man, the messiah and the mystique.


Obama’s late to symbolic, historic meeting with Mandela. By Chido Nwangwu.

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—–                                                                                                                                                                                                                            President Barack Obama, an inheritor of the global fruits of the multi-racial, progressive and inclusive works of Nelson Mandela (and others like Mandela), will never meet a very physically fit and totally aware Mandela. As a student of history, leadership and communications, I believe that Obama’s handlers made an egregious error, a critical, even if symbolic failure to have planned and scheduled and executed since 4 years for the 44th President of the United States, the first African American to hold the most powerful office in the world to engage and fraternize face-to-face, to meet the same great man that the 51-years old Obama said he spoke to on the phone, a couple of times, in seeking his wisdom on a few matters.  I think they waited 4 years and more, too late….                                                                                                                          ———

CNN International profiles USAfrica’s Founder Chido Nwangwu.

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Obama’s Africa agenda, our business and democracy. By Chido Nwangwu, Founder & Publisher of USAfrica and first African-owned, U.S-based newspaper published on the internet
Obama’s Africa agenda, our business and democracy. By Chido Nwangwu, Publisher of, USAfrica The Newspaper, Houston, and CLASS magazine and The Black Business Journal


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  1. Sorry, this is what we should do each morning we wake up. Give ourself away to God.

  2. This what we should each day we wake up. I Give yourself Away to God.

  3.  Love this song  it is touching.

  4. Every since I first heard this song I have  been unable to get it out of my head.Glory to god on highest this song is awesome.

  5. i love, love this song.

  6. this song is so inspiring to me it is as if he sing just how I fill about my life to the lord.I give myself to you.

  7. this young man of GOD is TRULY ANOITED  Praise the Lord this song touches my soul To GOD BE THE GLORY


  9. the best thing that ould happen to me

  10. Yes !!!… I like that one too, CHIDO !!

  11. Very intimate worship, wow it is so wonderful…

  12. He certainly is.

  13. Breathtaking and quite inspiring. Thx for sharing.


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